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Wednesday, 18 November 1959

Sir GARFIELD BARWICK (Parramatta) (Attorney-General) . - There is no remedy. The whole point is that the pro vision is there to induce frankness. You must offer the parties secrecy, and that means 100 per cent, secrecy.

Mr Stewart - What about perjury?

Sir GARFIELD BARWICK - There is no question of using that evidence even to try to establish a case of perjury. You must go the whole way if you are to get frankness and a sense of security in the negotiations.

Clauses agreed to.

Proposed new clause 17a.

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